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Tips and Tricks! Here are the ones you absolutely must read, so we've selected them for you. The main magazine Tipster Section awaits you for more how-to tipster fun.

  • Over The Top: Asking to Take People's Picture

    Over The Top: Asking to Take People's Picture

    Still finding it hard to ask people if you can take their portrait? Let me tell you how to find people who *want* to be asked.

  • Taking Back Tipsters: La Sardina Tips

    Taking Back Tipsters: La Sardina Tips

    It’s time for another edition of Taking Back Tipsters! This time, we’re going to focus on some outstanding La Sardina Tipsters from our community members. Have a look!

  • Macro or Close-Up Lomography with DIY Lens

    Macro or Close-Up Lomography with DIY Lens

    This is a no-cost way to get into macro photography. You only need a string, little tape, used up glasses, and a tripod. If you like to make surprising experiments with your analog darling, you've got to try it out!

  • The 10 Rules to Break in Photography

    The 10 Rules to Break in Photography

    Rule 10 of Lomography: Don't worry about any rules.. Why? Well, read these simple ideas that will stimulate your creativity while going beyond the academic rules of composition.

  • The Lomographer's Survival Kit

    The Lomographer's Survival Kit

    Just because we lomographers are carefree snapshooters doesn't mean we don't need some essential tools and supplies when we're out in the field. Let me share with you some of the basic stuff you can easily find and put together to create a Survival Kit!

  • How To Take Double-Exposures Using Images from Your Computer

    How To Take Double-Exposures Using Images from Your Computer

    For all of you double-exposure lovers, here is a brand new way to shoot! To create funky photos anytime and anyplace, just grab your computer and a camera.

  • How to do C41 at Home

    How to do C41 at Home

    After almost two years of nonstop shooting film and more than $1000 worth of expenses on processing and prints, I needed to reconsider my budget and find a way of being able to shoot more and pay less. And then I started to process my rolls at home. It is as easy as it could be and I‘ll show you today how to do it, step by step.

  • The Definitive Trick...or How to Get Films FOR FREE!

    The Definitive Trick...or How to Get Films FOR FREE!

    To take pictures, we need our cameras but without films, we can't do anything. Nowadays, prices have soared and the same people who today, take all our money, in the past they gave us the option of getting free films or albums.

  • Diana F+: Timeless Tips and Tricks

    Diana F+: Timeless Tips and Tricks

    Have you been maximizing the use of your Diana F+ camera? Here are some tips and tricks to help you achieve various results.

  • Back To Basics: Film 101

    Back To Basics: Film 101

    Good negatives make good prints. Bad negatives make prints that are too dark or are all blown out. This tipster is all about getting the balance right.

  • How to Make Your Facebook Profile Smokin’ Hot with a LomoWall

    How to Make Your Facebook Profile Smokin’ Hot with a LomoWall

    With the new timeline format being rolled out all over facebook there are lots of grumbles and groans as people get used to the changes. Leap ahead of the crowd and use your cover photo to show off your very best LomoWalls in three easy steps, then sit back and enjoy the compliments from your 10,000 friends!

  • Portrait Photography Tips: Snapping Perfect Portraits

    Portrait Photography Tips: Snapping Perfect Portraits

    Any fellow Lomographer must have taken a portrait photo before, right? Well, if you haven't, these are a few tips to help you succeed. During any time and any place, let the snapping of perfect portraits begin!

  • 5 Tips on Portrait Photography

    5 Tips on Portrait Photography

    There are a lot of things you can do to improve your portrait photography skills. Read 5 simple tips on portrait photography that can add a little something to your photos.

  • Setting Up a Darkroom for 120 Euros at Home

    Setting Up a Darkroom for 120 Euros at Home

    Well, I decided to try my hands at developing paper photo. And for that I had to set up a dark room and I don’t have a lot of space here at my home. See what I did after the jump.

  • Shooting with Expired Film

    Shooting with Expired Film

    Shooting with expired film is always a gamble. If you remember to expect the unexpected you'll always be pleased. In the end, isn't that what it's all about?

  • Redscale Technique: The Principle of Light Penetrability

    Redscale Technique:  The Principle of Light Penetrability

    I do not know if this is a unique idea; if it is, then I am taking my claim to immortality. Introducing, the "Principle of Light Penetrability" by Rene M. Nob.

  • Tips on Expired Film

    Tips on Expired Film

    When shooting with expired film, you never know what you’re going to get. You may even find your own unique style in photography. If you’re new to shooting expired film, here are some tips that could help you ease your way into it!

  • CameraSim: A Handy Simulator to Help You Perfect Your Exposure

    CameraSim: A Handy Simulator to Help You Perfect Your Exposure

    Have you ever had this thing where you plan for a photoshoot somewhere, but suddenly the weather changes and you have no idea what settings to use now with the equipment you have? Or did you ever ask yourself if you'd need a flash or a tripod with ISO100 film while being indoors? Well this handy simulator will answer all your questions for a perfect exposure!

  • Create a Stylish Bookmark with 35mm Film

    Create a Stylish Bookmark with 35mm Film

    If you have some 35 mm snippets left which you doesnt need any more, dont throw it away. I will show an easy and fast way to create a bookmark

  • How to Shoot Pinhole Movies with The LomoKino

    How to Shoot Pinhole Movies with The LomoKino

    Did you know it's possible to shoot pinhole LomoKino movies? Just read on to find out how!